SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 30, 2021
FLUENCE ENERGY, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)|| ||(Commission File Number)|| ||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
4601 Fairfax Drive, Suite 600
Arlington, Virginia 22203
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Class A Common Stock, $0.00001 par value per share|| ||FLNC|| ||The Nasdaq Global Select Market|
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Item 5.02. Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.
(f) On October 19, 2021, Fluence Energy, Inc. (the “Company”) filed a Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333- 259839) with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which was subsequently amended (the “Registration Statement”). Pursuant to Instruction 1 to Item 402(c)(2)(iv) of Regulation S-K, the Company omitted from the Summary Compensation Table included in the Registration Statement final annual, performance-based bonus amounts payable to the Company’s named executive officers with respect to performance during the Company’s fiscal year ended September 30, 2021 (the “FY 2021 Annual Incentive Bonuses”) because the FY 2021 Annual Incentive Bonuses had not yet been determined at the time the Registration Statement was filed.
On November 30, 2021, the Compensation Committee (the “Committee”) of the Board of Directors of the Company confirmed and approved the FY 2021 Annual Incentive Bonuses for Mr. Fehr, the Company’s Chief Financial Officer, and Ms. Boll, the Company’s Chief Product Officer. On December 1, 2021, the Company confirmed and approved the FY 2021 Annual Incentive Bonus for Mr. Dubuc, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. In accordance with Item 5.02(f) of Form 8-K, the Company is providing a revised Summary Compensation Table, which includes the FY 2021 Annual Incentive Bonuses and revised total compensation figures for the Company’s fiscal year ended September 30, 2021. No other amounts have changed.
The “Bonus” column of the following table sets forth the amounts of the FY 2021 Annual Incentive Bonuses approved by the Committee for each of the named individuals set forth below:
2021 Summary Compensation Table
The following table sets forth information concerning the compensation of the Company’s named executive officers for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2021.
|Name and Principal Position||Year||Salary ($)||Stock Awards ($)||Option Awards ($)||Bonus ($)||Total|
Manuel Perez Dubuc
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Product Officer
(1) In fiscal year 2021, the Company granted 20,700 phantom units to Mr. Dubuc on April 2, 2021. However, in September 2021, the Company and Mr. Dubuc mutually agreed that Mr. Dubuc would relinquish his phantom units awarded on April 2, 2021, in connection with the compensation review in anticipation of the Company’s initial public offering.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
| ||FLUENCE ENERGY, INC.|
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|Date: December 3, 2021||By:||/s/ Francis Fuselier|
| || ||Francis Fuselier|
| || ||General Counsel and Secretary|